The Top Health Headlines of 2013

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  • Black Men, Health and Suicide
  • Influenza Takes Lives
  • HIV Rates Down 21 Percent Among Black Women
  • Angelina Jolie, Mastectomies and Black Women
  • Gun Violence and Urban America
  • Looking Back at This Year’s Health Stories
  • Everything Obamacare
  • Head Trauma and the NFL
  • Baby “Cured” of HIV
  • HPV and Oral Cancer
  • E-Cigarettes: Do They Create New Young Smokers?
  • FDA Approves Plan B One Step With No Prescription
  • Sandy Hook, Autism and Mental Health
  • Medical Marijuana

Gun Violence and Urban America

Gun violence in impoverished communities definitely dominated the news this past year. There were stories about studies on the link between liquor stores and gun deaths, increasing stats on gun deaths and the deadly summer in Chicago. Hopefully next year there will be news on how to solve the problem. 

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